Fem Analysis of Heat Exchanger by Varying Baffle Geometrics

KATAKAMSETTI M V R BHASKAR, Dr. T. DHARMARAJU

Abstract


Heat transfer is a discipline of thermal engineering that concerns the generation, use, conversion, and exchange of thermal energy and heat between physical systems. Heat transfer is classified into various mechanisms, such as thermal conduction, thermal convection, thermal radiation, and transfer of energy by phase changes. Tubular Heat exchangers can be designed for high pressures relative to environment and high-pressure differences between the fluids. Tubular exchangers are used primarily for liquid-to-liquid.

In this present work THERMAL analysis is performed on the flow volume of tubular heat exchanger by assuming it working conditions as boundary conditions. For improving the transfer efficiency by increasing turbulence baffles are introduced at different angles and locations. Change in heat transfer efficiency is metered in terms of heat flux. Ansys fluent is used for this study.


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